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THE T.W.U. LOCAL 512 MEMBERS? SCHOLARSHIP FUND PURPOSE:
THE T.W.U. LOCAL 512 MEMBERS? SCHOLARSHIP FUND is provided for any active or retired T.W.U. Local 512 member in good standing, or eligible dependents including dependents of deceased members in good standing at the time of their death. Dependents are defined as husband, wife, son, daughter, stepson or stepdaughter. Applicants must have an earnest intent to pursue an education from an accredited college, university, or trade/technical school.
PROVISIONS: The T.W.U. LOCAL 512 MEMBERS? SCHOLARSHIP FUND will award six (6) annual scholarships of $1,000.00. Six (6) recipients of this scholarship will receive $1,000.00 for that scholastic year only.
APPLICATION/SELECTION: Application forms are available at the Local 512 Union hall and will be mailed on request. They are also available on our T.W.U. Local 512 website at twulocal512.org. All applications must be received by 2:00 p.m., July 17, 2017. No applications will be accepted after this date and time. A neutral party will draw the winners at a Membership event on July 31, 2017 ? location to be determined at a later date. Winners need not be present. Observers are welcome. Winners and alternates will be notified by mail at the address on the application.
GUIDELINES A. Scholarship funds will be paid directly to the accredited college, university or trade/technical school upon accepting the scholarship recipient to the school. Six (6) scholarship funds will be available in the sum of $1,000.00 total for that scholastic year. B. Scholarship funds may be used only for tuition, college fees and books. C. If a recipient fails for any reason to complete a course or course of study paid for by the T.W.U. Local 512 MEMBERS? SCHOLARSHIP FUND, ANY UNUSED FUNDS MUST BE REFUNDED TO T.W.U. LOCAL 512. D. Six (6) alternates for the $1,000.00 scholarships will be chosen in the event that one or more of the awarded recipients is not able to, or does not, attend an accredited college, university or trade/technical school. In the event it is necessary to replace an awarded recipient by an alternate or alternates, the alternate or alternates would be designated in the order in which their names were drawn at a Membership event on July 31, 2017. Example: The alternate?s name which was drawn first would be given the first opportunity to replace a recipient. E. The Union member (or surviving spouse or a legal guardian of the dependent, if the member is deceased) may be required to provide proof that the student is his/her legal dependent. A member?s legal dependent is the legal spouse of the member or the surviving spouse, child or stepchild of a deceased member or the member?s child or stepchild for whom the member provided over one-half of total support in the current calendar year. F. Generally, amounts received as scholarships are excluded from the recipient?s individual income for the purpose of personal income taxes provided the funds are used for tuition, fees, books and related expenses and that the individual is a candidate for a degree at a qualified educational institution. However, Scholarship recipients should consult with a qualified tax advisor to determine whether their scholarship is taxable. G. Only one (1) scholarship winner per student per family. H. No funds will be dispersed until school registration is confirmed.
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